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2014-02-28 23:21:52

Advanced Cabinet Systems (ACS) has developed a quarterly lean training course to educate employees about lean manufacturing principals in efforts to eliminate waste to create a higher quality product that is produced cost effectively. Marion, Indiana (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Lean is a manufacturing concept derived mostly by Toyota Production System (TPS), first coined by John Krafcik’s 1988 article, “Triumph of the Lean Production System.” Advanced Cabinet Systems (ACS), located in...

2014-01-13 08:36:17

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImageSoft, Inc., today released a newly published white paper which explains how the Toyota Production System (TPS) principles, used mostly in the manufacturing industry, are equally relevant and applicable to the courts for identifying and eliminating wastes that lurk in court records management processes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111201/CL15807LOGO) In The Seven Wastes in Courts: How Best Practices from...

2013-10-22 16:20:46

Innovative Continuous Improvement Methodology Applies LEAN Principles across the Supply Chain HICKORY, N.C., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Globally-recognized third-party logistics (3PL) provider Transportation Insight presented the Extended LEAN(TM) methodology of continuous improvement to MBA candidates at the prestigious Goizueta Business School today at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111012/MM85123LOGO ) Eric Lail, the...

2013-08-11 23:02:13

Under enormous pressure to cut costs, healthcare leaders are looking to other industries for lessons in efficiency and culture change referred to as lean healthcare methods, and LifeWings has incorporated this methodology into their training. LifeWings, a team of pilots, astronauts, physicians and process improvement experts trained by Toyota, is one of the first consultant companies to provide this blended approach to performance improvement for health care. Collierville, TN (PRWEB)...

2013-02-07 23:00:24

Lean executive recruiting firm, Career Kaizen, now offers US manufacturers a new low flat fee for recruiting to lower the cost of hiring exceptional talent. Career Kaizen president and manufacturing recruiting expert, Jim Baran, believes that in order for US manufacturing businesses to rebuild, everyone needs to do their part. Hendersonville, North Carolina (PRWEB) February 07, 2013 With a deep interest in helping to revitalize US manufacturing, national lean executive recruiting firm,...

2012-07-30 23:01:43

Advancing lean thinking and practice in every endeavor everywhere is the mission of the nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute as it prepares to mark its 15th anniversary this week, according to CEO John Shook. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) July 30, 2012 To mark its 15th anniversary on August 1, 2012, the nonprofit Lean Enterprise Institute (LEI) today offered some lessons learned about how to achieve successful lean transformations. “Lean is often misunderstood as cost-cutting,” said LEI...

2011-12-14 12:44:00

CLEVELAND, Dec. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The editors of IndustryWeek have selected 10 honorees for the 2011 class of the IW Manufacturing Hall of Fame. IndustryWeek is the premiere publication serving executive and operations leaders in the manufacturing industry. IndustryWeek has a long history of acknowledging the leaders of manufacturing operations through distinguishing programs such as the IW 50, IW 500 and IW Best Plants. Through the IW Manufacturing Hall of Fame, IndustryWeek...

2011-07-05 06:05:00

ZHEJIANG, China, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- SORL Auto Parts, Inc. (NASDAQ: SORL) ("SORL" or "the Company"), a global tier one supplier of brake and control systems to the commercial vehicle industry, today announced that to improve its production management system, managers of its subsidiary, Ruili Group Ruian Auto Parts Co., Ltd., recently completed advanced training in the TPS production management system. The TPS (Toyota Production System) production management...

2011-01-15 00:00:38

Industry leaders in implementing rapid, sustainable change join forces to better serve clients worldwide. Gemba Research of Seattle, USA and Kaizen Institute of Zug, Switzerland have merged to form a global lean management consultancy, Kaizen Institute Consulting Group (KICG). Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) January 13, 2011 Gemba Research and Kaizen Institute join forces to form the most geographically diverse expert lean management consultancy. "The merger of our two companies allows us to...

2010-04-14 07:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Rally®, the leader in Agile application lifecycle management (ALM), has acquired AgileZen(TM), creators of a visual project collaboration tool that manages work using the Lean concept of Kanban. The acquisition strengthens Rally's position in the emerging Kanban market, and extends Rally's project collaboration and process improvement offerings used throughout the Agile business. The Rally and AgileZen teams will present their...